ibtihaj muhammad

Ibtihaj Muhammad (born December 4, 1985) is an American sabre fencer, and a member of the United States fencing team. She is best known for being the first Muslim American woman to wear a hijab while competing for the United States in the Olympics. In individual sabre at the 2016 Summer Olympics, she won her first qualifying round bout, and was defeated in the second round by Cécilia Berder of France. She earned the bronze medal as part of Team USA in the Team Sabre, becoming the first female Muslim-American athlete to earn a medal at the Olympics. Wikipedia
New York Post Fri, 11/17/2017 - 17:04

Opinion | The story behind Hijab Barbie is really, really disturbing

"It's misogyny under the guise of religion, nothing more."
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Mamamia Fri, 11/17/2017 - 08:42

A Muslim blogger discusses the beauty and difficulty of wearing a hijab.

"I think us hijabis can all agree that two of the most commonly asked questions we are sick of hearing are: 'Why do you wear that on your head and covering your beautiful hair?' and 'Don’t you feel hot?'." Here are the answers.
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WELT Thu, 11/16/2017 - 17:42

Warum die Aufregung um die "Hidschab-Barbie" völlig lächerlich ist

"Der Islam will uns unsere Westpuppe wegnehmen!!!!"
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W magazine Wed, 11/15/2017 - 21:28

Barbie Gets a Hijab

When Mattel proposed a Barbie based on Ibtihaj Muhammad, she wept.
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miss Wed, 11/15/2017 - 20:04

Hijab: Jetzt gibt es eine Barbie mit Kopftuch

Die Kollektion soll weibliche Vorbilder schaffen.
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The Guardian Wed, 11/15/2017 - 15:03

The first hijabi Barbie is here – but who are the other ‘Sheroes’?

"According to Mattel, to be considered for Shero status, a woman needs to have broken boundaries, inspired girls and played with Barbies as a girl herself. Which is all fine and potentially empowering stuff but also sounds to me like a call to arms for Sindy-lovers everywhere"
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The New York Times Wed, 11/15/2017 - 03:28

New Barbie Is Modeled After American Olympian Who Wears a Hijab

“Perfect hijab moment right here,” said Ibtihaj Muhammad, the first U.S. athlete to compete in the Olympics in a hijab, about the Barbie modeled after her.
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Channel NewsAsia Tue, 11/14/2017 - 23:16

First hijab-wearing Barbie to honor US fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad

"I'm proud to know that little girls everywhere can now play with a Barbie who chooses to wear hijab": US Olympic fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad.
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